o The 74 current grantees are:
42 State vocational rehabilitation agencies
19 local nonprofit organizations
9 State agencies for the blind
4 joint applications by general and blind agencies
o FY 1984, grantees funded the operation of 160 Centers, providing
services to more than 30,000 severely disabled individuals.
o More than 40 percent of the staff of the Centers are disabled persons.
C. Costs, Benefits and Effectiveness:
Section 711 mandates that national standards be developed and published.
Accordingly, a contract of $335,790 was awarded by the Department in FY
1984 to Berkeley Planning Associates for two purposes:
(a) develop the mandated national standards for evaluation;
(b) use the standards as a basis for mandated evaluation of the
P., E»» F.
No additional Information.
III. RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(b)
The study cited in II C above is in progress.
Contacts for Further Information
Program operations: Elizabeth Arroyo, (202) 732-1348
Program studies: Eugene Tucker, (202) 245-8364
1. Authorization for Parts A, B, and C.
2. Authorization for Part B only.cy within the State may apply directly.